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Yelich, Brewers dent Cards' playoff chances with 12-4 win

Sep. 26, 2018 1:28 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Milwaukee's last NL MVP thinks he is about to get some company. Led by Christian Yelich's silky smooth game, the Brewers are closing in on the playoffs. Yelich homered and drove in a career-high six runs, and surging Milwaukee hurt St. Louis' postseason chances with a 12-4 victory over the...

Refurbished, loaded St. Louis Blues hoping it's their year

Sep. 25, 2018 5:36 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — One talented Russian winger. Deep lines and pairings. Years of playoff heartache. Months after Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals won the first Stanley Cup title in franchise history, the St. Louis Blues are looking to follow in their footsteps. "They don't give up after a lot of...

Groups with Obama ties help with black voters in 5 states

Sep. 25, 2018 2:32 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Political committees with ties to Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and former President Barack Obama are aiming digital messages to black voters in five states with pivotal U.S. Senate races. The Senate Majority PAC, which is run by a close Schumer ally, and Priorities USA Action,...

Ex-death row inmate could be free by 2020 in sisters' deaths

Sep. 25, 2018 9:00 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man who admitted to participating in the rape and killing of two sisters who were pushed from an abandoned St. Louis bridge could be released as soon as 2020. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 47-year-old Reginald Clemons has his first parole board hearing next June...

Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4 to open 3-game wild-card lead

Sep. 25, 2018 2:27 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A chuckling Eric Thames said it felt so good he almost ripped third base out of the ground and hoisted it above his head. A lot of that going around for Milwaukee these days. Thames tripled and scored on reliever Bud Norris' throwing error in the eighth inning, and the Brewers improved...

Six Flags St. Louis offers perks for customer coffin time

Sep. 24, 2018 1:12 PM EDT

EUREKA, Mo. (AP) — Six contestants for a promotion at Six Flags St. Louis will compete for a $300 prize, season tickets and other perks, and all they have to do is spend 30 hours in a coffin. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that participants chosen for the ghoulish contest will bide their time in...

Cardinals sweep Giants, stay on track for wild card

Sep. 23, 2018 7:30 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Miles Mikolas' outing against the San Francisco Giants was typical, and typical for him is pretty good. Mikolas won his fourth straight start, Matt Carpenter hit his NL-leading 36th homer and the Cardinals beat the Giants 9-2 to complete a three-game sweep and remain on track for the NL's...

Brewers cruise past Pirates, move closer to playoff berth

Sep. 23, 2018 6:59 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers used their power to put the Pittsburgh Pirates on the ropes. Some heads-up baserunning — and more than a little help from the mistake-prone home team — pushed the Brewers closer to the club's fifth playoff berth in franchise history. Christian Yelich,...

Hicks, Yanks earn wild card with 11-inning win over Orioles

Sep. 23, 2018 12:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks and the New York Yankees reached the playoffs the same way they played the regular season: They got hurt, stood up and kept on going. Hicks doubled home the winning run in the 11th inning , just after a foul ball to an ankle sent him sprawling to the dirt face-first in pain, and...

O'Neill's homer in 10th lifts Cardinals over Giants 5-4

Sep. 22, 2018 6:02 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tyler O'Neill thought about it for brief moment. The St. Louis outfielder gave strong consideration to flexing his muscles for the Busch Stadium crowd following his solo home run in the 10th inning that lifted the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday....